Articles about Consumer Commission

Centre calls meeting with restaurant body over 'forced' service charge

24 May 2022

Business
Centre calls meeting with restaurant body over 'forced' service charge

Following consumer complaints, the Department of Consumer Affairs (DoCA) lambasted restaurants for forcing consumers to pay service charges "often fixed at arbitrarily high rates."

NewsBytes Briefing: Google sued for shady practices, and more

27 Jul 2020

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Google sued for shady practices, and more

Over the weekend, another case was added to the list of lawsuits against Google.

Facebook, Google will be required to pay Australian news companies

20 Apr 2020

Business
Facebook, Google will be required to pay Australian news companies

Big tech giants Google and Facebook will soon be forced to pay Australian news media companies for publishing their content on their respective platforms.

Bata charges customer Rs. 3 for carry-bag, fined Rs. 9,000

19 Apr 2019

Business
Bata charges customer Rs. 3 for carry-bag, fined Rs. 9,000

A leading shoe firm has been asked to pay Rs. 9,000 to a customer for deficiency in services.

Consumer Commission asks IndiGo to pay Rs. 20,000 to passengers

17 Sep 2018

India
Consumer Commission asks IndiGo to pay Rs. 20,000 to passengers

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), hearing a review plea of IndiGo Airlines against the Tripura state commission's order, asked IndiGo to pay Rs. 20,000 to Kalpana Rani Debbarma and her family, who failed to board the flight due to a deficiency in the airline's services.

Google Australia under investigation for harvesting data from Android phones

16 May 2018

Technology
Google Australia under investigation for harvesting data from Android phones

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the country's Privacy Commissioner are investigating Google regarding claims that it collects user data from Android smartphones.